UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON

Specification for Class

PLUMBER/PIPE/STEAMFITTER LEAD

UW CODE AND REPRESENTATIVE GROUP

8859 (WFSE Skilled Trades)

DEFINITION

Lead and perform journey-level plumbing, steamfitting, and pipe fitting work.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

Positions in this class are distinguished by the responsibility to assign and lead work at a project or job location, to instruct other assigned plumbers, to correct and specify methods, and to perform plumbing, steam fitting, and pipe fitting work.

TYPICAL WORK

Perform all duties of a plumber/pipefitter/steamfitter;

Lead assigned personnel in the performance of work;

Assure adherence to safety rules and precautions by assigned personnel;

Develop preliminary cost estimates for installation, construction, and repairs;

Develop methods and procedures to be followed by assigned personnel;

May perform work in other trades;

Perform related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - UW Contract Classified

One-year, full-time experience as a journey plumber/pipefitter/steamfitter or equivalent trade skill. Possession of a valid motor vehicle operator's license may be required.

Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.

Examination Requirements:

A job element examination (including written, E & T and oral components) scored on the basis of job related experience, training, skill, ability and other elements which are established through job analysis.

New Class: 1-3-73
Revise MQ: 7-2-90
CSR Class Conversion (mc): 06-01-05